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News Battlefield 3 capped to 30FPS on PS3

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 20 Jun 2011.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Baz

    Baz I work for Corsair

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    TV runs at 24fps! Blu-ray movies at 23.98487457 fps!

    On big TVs, 30fps is fine; heck, even on a PC monitor 30fps is playable.
     
  3. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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    well that's more than expected.

    2560x1440, 4xMSAA at ~60FPS will be how i play it :D
     
  4. cjoyce1980

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    1080p Full HD @ 30fps or sub par HD 600p @ 60 fps???!!!???

    1080p all the way :)
     
  5. [PUNK] crompers

    [PUNK] crompers Dremedial

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    playable but im not sure i'd want to tackle multiplayer at those frame rates
     
  6. Narishma

    Narishma New Member

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    How is this news? Pretty much every FPS game runs at 30 fps or less on consoles. COD games are the exception and to be able to achieve that they have to sacrifice a lot of stuff.
     
  7. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    As long as it doesn't drop below that, it'll be fine. As for multiplayer, I'm presuming there will be no interoperability between the platforms; ie: no PS3 vs 360 vs PC on the same server... so everyone will be in the same boat, so there won't be a problem.

    I'll be buying it on the PC anyway; I can't cope with FPS games on a console.
     
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    Yet another reason to stick with the PC gaming master race! :D
     
  9. Parge

    Parge the worst Super Moderator

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    What about the 360 - have they got 60fps @ 720p on that?
     
  10. wuyanxu

    wuyanxu still wants Homeworld 3

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  11. DragunovHUN

    DragunovHUN I want to change my name but I also don't

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    The 360? Battlefield? With 60 FPS? Haha no.

    I don't even get why this is news either. This is like saying the PC gets mouse support.
     
  12. steveo_mcg

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    The way things are going PC with mouse support might just be news in a few years....
     
  13. Deders

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    Hopefully this will give them the extra headroom they need to make sure it is a great game, without having to cut too many gameplay essential features so that it will work cross-platform.
     
  14. mpr

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    According to some devs that apparantly is a key selling point >.>
     
  15. atlas

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    Not really sure why this is news either, TV's don't really need more then 30fps. So for consoles that's fine. Also it should be obvious that bigger better quality graphics games need more hardware. We know the consoles are now a little old so they are going to start struggling games shouldn't be designed to work on old hardware they should be designed for new hardware and drop whatever is needed to make them run on consoles.
     
  16. Yslen

    Yslen Lord of the Twenty-Seventh Circle

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    TV and films have motion blur "between" the frames. 24fps video with static frames looks nowhere near as smooth.

    Still, 30fps is playable, if not ideal for an FPS.
     
  17. Paradigm Shifter

    Paradigm Shifter de nihilo nihil fit

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    That's what over the top motion blur, bloom and HDR are for! ;)
     
  18. dyzophoria

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    im honestly not surprised,lol, as with all fps, I play them on the pc though, so .. no problem :)
     
  19. StoneyMahoney

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    "Between" the frames? Fail...
     
  20. Mentai

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    At least they're sticking to 720p. I hate how the "HD Generation" is 540p half the time. 720p should be an absolute minimum.
     
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